常熟美术馆

常熟美术馆是一座集收藏保管、陈列展示、研究交流、宣教培训诸功能于一体的美术博物馆,于2005年10月22日建成开馆,下设综合部、展览陈列部、典藏研究部、公共教育部、艺术培训中心。其前身是于1991年6月20日建成开放的庞薰琹美术馆。

常熟美术馆座落在风光旖旎的古城区虞山东南麓的石梅广场南侧,主体建筑围绕400年树龄的红豆树构建而成,外观造型线条挺俊,米黄青灰色调柔和。美术馆(不包括庞薰琹美术馆)建筑面积8500平方米,内设9个展厅,展厅面积3500平方米,展线长700米。馆内多功能报告厅、贵宾厅、休闲区、艺术书店、美术图书阅览室及书画艺术培训用房一应俱全。

常熟美术馆藏品丰富,除庞薰琹美术馆旧藏近500幅庞薰琹先生各个时期的油画、水彩、线描、工艺美术作品外,还收藏有丁绍光、刘海粟、齐白石、阳太阳、吴冠中、陆抑非等一大批著名艺术家的精品力作。在设施齐全、设备先进、恒温恒湿、安全配套、制度健全的保藏条件中传之永远。
 
近年来,常熟美术馆已举办翁同龢、庞薰琹、刘海粟、关山月、李苦禅、郎静山、吴青霞、陆抑非、朱颖人、安正中、李长白、钱延康、卢星堂等著名艺术家个展近百场。同时,引进了数十个国际交流展览,影响较大的有:《意大利画家米诺•马卡尼作品回顾展》、《菲利克斯•鲁林、萨尔瓦多•达利雕塑作品展》、《巴伦西亚现代艺术博物馆馆藏西班牙艺术精品展》等。我馆还与包括中国美术馆在内的全国美术馆同行鼎力合作,举办了《中国美术馆藏路德维希捐赠美术作品展》、《北京风韵——北京画院院藏精品展》、《回到延安——革命历史题材美术作品暨历史文献图片展》、《地球的红飘带——沈尧伊大型长征连环画原作展》、《李岚清篆刻艺术展》、《激情岁月 温暖情怀——苏俄现实主义造型艺术陈列馆馆藏作品展》等。在馆藏作品研究方面,我馆策划了多个馆藏庞薰琹作品的特展,其中,《丹青易旆 百代标程——庞薰琹作品(20世纪30—40年代)全国巡回展》自2008年4月在陕西省美术博物馆启动以来,先后在福建、深圳、北京等地展出,反响热烈。此展被文化部评为“2008中国现当代艺术重点推广展览项目”。 2009年,自主策展的《庞薰琹中国传统图案展》受邀参加“欧罗巴利亚•中国艺术节”,在比利时布鲁塞尔隆重展出。

常熟美术馆在举办高质量的展览同时,十分重视突出美术馆的公共教育功能,常年开展多样式的美术教育活动,多年来已为数十万大中小学生提供服务,常熟美术馆已成为向大众实施美育的重要艺术殿堂。
 
 
Changshu Art Museum is a multi-functional museum which dedicates to the collection, exhibition, research, communication, education and training. It is completed and opened on October 22nd , 2005. It consists of Department of Comprehensive Administration, Department of Exhibition, Department of Archive Research, Department of Public Education and Arts Training Center. Its predecessor is Pang Xun Qing Art Museum founded on June 20th, 1991.
 
Changshu Art Museum is located to the south of Shi Mei Square in the graceful urban center, is also at the southern-east foot of charming Yushan Hill. Surrounding the 400-year-old Ormosia Hosiei Tree, the main building appears in staight and tall style and in soft colors of beige and cinerous. Changshu Art Museum (excluding Pang Xun Chin Art Museum) has construction area of 8500 square meters with 9 exhibition halls. The museum boasts 3,500 square meters of exhibition area, 700 meters of show-line. Multi-functional Lecture Hall, VIP hall, Lounge, Art Bookstore, Art Reading-room and Painting and Training Rooms are all available.
 
Changshu Art Museum houses rich collection including around 500 pieces of oil-painting, aquarelles, line-drawings, industrial craftworks created by Pang Xun Qing in each periods, and renowned masterpieces of a large number of famous artists, such as Ding Shao Guang, Liu Hai Su, Qi Bai Shi, Yang Tai Yang, Wu Guan Zhong, Lu Yi Fei etc. All these artworks will be preserved in constant temperature and humidity condition with advanced facilities and sound security system forever.
 
In recent years, Changshu Art Museum has organized about one hundred solo exhibitions for famous artists like Wen Tong He, Pang Xun Chin, Liu Hai Su, Guan Shan Yue, Li Ku Chan, Lang Jing Shan, Wu Qing Xia, Lu Yi Fei, Zhu Ying Ren, An Zheng Zhong, Li Chang Bai, Qian Yan Kang, Lu Xing Tang etc. Meanwhile, it has introduced in dozens of international exchanging exhibition, and the greater ones are: Italian Painter Mino Maccari's Retrospective Exhibition, Sculpture Exhibition of Félix Roulin and Salvador Dali, Spanish Art in the IVAM Collection and so on.
 
Fully cooperated with peers in other art museums of China including the National Art Museum of China, Changshu Art Museum has organized Donation of Peter and Irene Ludwig to National Art Musuem of China, Charming Beijing – Collection of Beijing Fine Art Academy, Back to Yan’an - Artworks, Documents and Photos Exhibition of Revolution and History, Red Ribbon on Earth - Exhibition of Original Comics of Long March by Shen Yao Yi, Seal Cutting Exhibition of Li Lan Qing, Passionate Years and Warm Feelings – Collection in Russian Realism Visual Arts Gallery and so on.
 
In aspect of collection research, Changshu Art Museum has organized a number of special exhibitions of Pang Xun Qin, in which, Direction Was Changed but Many Eras Will Be Marked By His Paintings - Itinerant Exhibition of Hiunkin Pang Artworks (30-40s) has been exhibited in Fujian, Shenzhen, Beijing and other places where it received warm response ever since the start-up at Shaanxi Province Art Museum in April 2008. This exhibition was titled 2008 Key Project of China Modern and Contemporary Art Promotion and Exhibition by the Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China. In 2009, independent-curated China Decoration Figure of Pang Xun Qin was invited to Europalia•China International Arts Festival, and it was held in Brussels, Belgium.
 
Organizing high quality exhibitions, at the same time, Changshu Art Museum attaches great importance to public education and constantly carries out various styles of educational activities all year round. It has provided services to hundreds of thousands of pupils and students from kindergarten to universities, thus gradually Changshu Art Museum has become a palace hall to implement aesthetic education for the public.